Definition of superficiality
1 : the quality or state of being superficial
2 : something superficial
Recent Examples of superficiality from the Web
One of our intrepid investigators turns out to be a huge fan of the series and uses his or her canonical knowledge to help solve the crime, amidst all sorts of winking and nudging about Hollywood superficiality and egos.
Mary Babers-Green doesn’t care too much for the commercialization of motherhood, nor the superficiality holidays bring.
The insiderly conflation of theater-world superficiality and the depths of institutionalized evil can feel forced and gimmicky, though.
With U.S.-Russia relations at a possible turning point, the confirmation hearings of Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson need to go beyond superficialities and weigh the true nature of Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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